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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    news stories Tagged “General Conference Special Session 2019”

    Praying Our Way Forward Prayer

    February 20, 2019 / By UNY Communications / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Editor's note: The following prayer was released Feb. 20 by the Council of Bishops and will be part of the worship liturgy at the opening of the 2019 Special Session of General Conference, held Feb. 23-26 in St. Louis, MO. As part of the Praying Our Way Forward process, Upper New York Conference churches are invited to use this prayer during worship services on Sunday Feb. 24. Gracious and loving God, who …more

    UNY members serve Special Session as Pages and Marshal

    February 19, 2019 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Are you aware that beyond Upper New York delegates, we have members of our Conference who are serving as volunteers at the Special Session of General Conference (A Way Forward) on Feb. 23-26 in St. Louis, MO? For example, the Rev. Patience Kisakye and lay person Angela Neal will serve as Pages and the Rev. Bob Kolvik-Campbell will serve as a Marshal. Pages assist delegates, staff, Bishops, members of the …more

    COB President’s letter to United Methodists

    February 12, 2019 / By Council of Bishops

    Editor's Note: The Council of Bishops released the following note on Tuesday Feb. 12, 2019. The Bishops of The United Methodist Church are preparing to preside over the three-day Special Session of the General Conference set for Feb. 23-26 in St. Louis, Missouri.  In a letter to the United Methodists released Feb. 12, Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter noted that the bishops will be bound by a covenant of …more

    A message from the Bishops of the Northeast Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church

    February 5, 2019 / By Bishops of the Northeastern Jurisdiction

    Editor's Note: The following pastoral letter written by the Bishops of the Northeastern Jurisdiction was sent to the Upper New York Conference and all Conferences of the Northeastern Jurisdiction on Feb. 5, 2019. We bid you grace and peace from the Lord Jesus Christ: During the Northeastern College of Bishops meeting, January 28th – 30th, we your Bishops prayed for the Church and in particular the clergy and laity of the …more

    From the desk of Bishop Webb: Wespath FAQ

    January 18, 2019 / By Bishop Mark J. Webb

    Editor's Note: On Thursday Jan. 17, Upper New York Area Resident Bishop Mark J. Webb sent the following letter to the Upper New York Conference regarding Wespath and the Special Session of General Conference. Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,   Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ! As we approach the Special Session of General Conference in St. Louis, I continue to be committed to …more

    NEJ delegates prepare for Special Session of GC

    September 26, 2018 / By Shannon Hodson / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    On Saturday Sept. 22, delegates from the 10 Conferences within the Northeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church gathered together at the Westin Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. The purpose of the meeting was for delegates to learn how to go about entering the Special Session of General Conference in February 2019 in a Christ-like manner. The Rev. Bill Allen, head of the Upper New York (UNY) Delegation of the General Conference (GC), attended …more



    With more than 144,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 91 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."